Chateau Du Taureau

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  • Address: Château du Taureau Baie de Morlaix 29600 Morlaix., France
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-0298622973
  • Ticket Price: 14 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Hotel, National Park, Walking Area, Historical Site, Resort, Natural History Museum

Chateau Du Taureau - Review

This imposing island fort was built in 1542 to protect the Bay of Morlaix from the marauding British. It has since been used as a stronghold, a prison, a Nazi base, a resort and even a sailing school. This lively history led to it being declared a national monument, and it is now a tourist favourite.

The best way to get to the fort is by boat from Carantec. These trips don’t sail every day however. You’ll have to check the attraction website for a detailed schedule of visit. It’s best to take the guided tour, after which you’re free to roam.

The highlights of trip are:

  • The theatrical or narrated guided tour (in French)
  • The picnic area
  • The views from the top of the fort
  • The boat ride from either Carantec
  • The birds discovery workshop

Chateau Du Taureau Information

  • Boats from Canrantec and Plougasnou usually leave once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Check attraction website for extensive timing details.

Chateau Du Taureau Ticket Prices

  • Adult: 14.00 €
  • Children (4-12 years): 7.00 €
  • Under Four: Free Entry.

Theatrical or narrated tour:

  • EUR 5 for Adults.
  • EUR 3 for 4-12 years old.

How To reach Chateau Du Taureau by Public Transport

  • 15 minutes by boat from Carantec (Kelenn Beach).
  • 45 minutes by boat from Plougasnou (Port of Diben).
  • Get tickets for boat 30 minutes before departure.

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  • Chateau Du Taureau Address: Château du Taureau Baie de Morlaix 29600 Morlaix., France
  • Chateau Du Taureau Contact Number: +33-0298622973
  • Chateau Du Taureau Timing: 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Chateau Du Taureau Price: 14 EUR
  • Best time to visit Chateau Du Taureau(preferred time): 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Chateau Du Taureau: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Chateau Du Taureau

  • 95% of people who visit Morlaix include Chateau Du Taureau in their plan

  • 74.84% of people start their Chateau Du Taureau visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Chateau Du Taureau

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chateau Du Taureau

People normally club together Viaduct and Carantec while planning their visit to Chateau Du Taureau.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Chateau Du Taureau, Morlaix Reviews

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  • Looked great from the cliffs opposite.

  • Very interesting but do check the times of the boat trips as soon as you arrive on your holiday, we nearly missed out due to high tides.

  • Agréablement surpris par la qualité de cette visite. Merci a Nina notre guide sympathique et professionnelle. De petites surprises pour les petits ... et les grands au fil de la visite pour agrémenter la découverte de ce lieu riche en faits historiques. La balade en bateau pour y accéder est agréable et rajoute du plaisir. Incontournable dans la région.

  • Visite effectuée par grand ciel bleu de ce petit fort qui a une histoire assez riche. Nous étions nombreux a dire que c'était un mini fort boyard. Je conseil de pique niquer sur place. Bonnes explications de la guide et staff sur le bateau aux petits soins !

  • Lieux d'histoire en cours de restauration. Guide sympa, et explications très intéressante emplie d'anecdotes.

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